Orange County

Driver killed after being ejected in early morning crash, troopers say

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly crash that shut down Interstate 4 for hours early Saturday morning.

The crash happened around 3:30 a.m. on I-4 eastbound near the Central Florida Parkway exit.

According to FHP, a driver of a car traveling westbound on I-4 lost control of the vehicle, hitting the guardrail and traveling in the eastbound lanes of I-4.


Troopers said the driver and the passenger of that car were ejected from the vehicle.

The driver was then run over by two other vehicles traveling eastbound.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The passenger was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

Troopers are trying to determine if other cars may have hit the victims.

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Eastbound I-4 is back open at this time.

This crash remains under investigation.

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